Harrisburg High School student taking Welding at CTE Student, Senior Makenzie Voss took Gold on Monday, April 15, 2019, at South Dakota SkillsUSA. She beat out 23 of the best welders in the state. She will be representing South Dakota at the National SkillsUSA Competition in Louisville, Kentucky.
Makenzie has continued her training at CTE Academy in Sioux Falls. In two semesters accomplished her goal of learning to become a welder. Her prizes included are several hundred dollars of safety gear form Lincoln Electric and Miller. She also was awarded a Full Ride Build Dakota Scholarship to the South Dakota School of her choice for Welding. She plans to use that scholarship at Lake Area Tech in Watertown, SD.